J&K Govt to enforce wage-board in private schools

Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 17:58

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government will
enforce wage-board in private schools which have been asked to
pay salaries through cheques.

Replying to a question in the state Legislative
Assembly, Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed said
that the government has come up with clear policy of
wage-board for establishing reasonable fee structure in
private schools.

He said wages being given to the teaching staff are
also governed by the wageboard.

The minister further said that wage-board will be
enforced and schools have been asked to pay salary through

He listed measures being taken by the government to
regulate private institutions including fee charges from
students, wages paid to teaching staff and admissions.

Sayeed said it has been mandatory on such institutions
to admit 20-25 per cent of the students belonging to BPL

He said that a legislation defining rules for
regulation of private schools was also being brought by the
government soon.


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First Published: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 17:58

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